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BSOD/Crash on several "high-end" games

Q: BSOD/Crash on several "high-end" games

I recently built a PC, i5-4590 and R9 390, that seems to crash and then shortly after BSOD after playing some games. I was able to play Battlefield 4 for several hours with no problems but GTAV, Witcher 3, and The Crew will run for somewhere between 1 and 20 minutes before crashing (slow exit to desktop with sound still running, game exe not responding" and then usually BSOD'ing shortly after or after re-running the game.

I have attached a zip per Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Preferred Solution: BSOD/Crash on several "high-end" games

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)


I mainly play LoL and Starcraft 2. But recently I can't get through a full game! A few minutes into each game my monitors turn black and (after scanning through each input) read "No Signal". The sound of the game stops and I can sometimes hear a faint buzz from the speakers. My computer continues to run but my monitor remains Signal-less!

I've been looking for a solution all day but cannot find any threads that match my situation exactly...I've checked driver updates (none), I've updated Windows (up to date), and I've defragmented my Hard drive! Nothing that I've done worked...

-Windows 7
-Intel Core2Duo 2.2GHZ
-Asus p5G41T-M LX PLUS
-MK Power 650W PSU
-GeForce GT 430
-400GB HD
-Dual Monitor Acer 20'' 1600x900

I realize it's a dated rig...but I've never had these problems before...Could it be my PSU is too weak? or my GPU? or my monitors? I built this computer myself, my first one...worked good [for about a 1.5yrs] till now...PLEASE HELP ME!

A:Solved: Monitors blink, crash, then say "no signal" when playing games!!!

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Hello, I am having a problem with 3D games, specifically Warcraft III and Age of Mythology. I've been playing a lot of DotA lately (warcraft mod) and decided to revisit AoM, so I've only had this problem with those two games. It would probably happen with any other 3D game if I tried them...

Anyhow, with Warcraft I could be 40 minutes into a game, and maybe the game would freeze and immediately the colors bleed vertically and create this sort of "navajo blanket" effect, not sure how to explain it. I don't know if there is a technical term for that... but, with AoM, it happens within the first 5 minutes every time. I am getting frustrated because I am trying to LAN with my friend... I hope it is not a hardware problem, or a sign of my video card starting to puke.

My laptop is a Gateway, about two years old, has an AMD Athlon 64, ATI Radeon X600 Mobility 256 MB, XP Pro, 1 Gig Ram.

A:3D Games Crash, "Native American Blanket" effect

So apparently nobody has had this problem?

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Also everytime i launch a game i hear 4 beeps the next increasing in pitch from the last.

plz help my games and my whole PC keep crashing because of this

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I got my dell few days ago. Installed it with Samsung EVO 850 SSD 500 Gb and Kingston 8GB PC3L - 12800 SODIMM.The Windows 10 Home OEM home is installed on HDD 1TB so I decided to use Samsung Data Migration software to clone the data to SSD. However, the OS crashed and decided to install a fresh Windows 10 Enterprise to SSD and deleted the previous OS on HDD using diskpart.Now after Installing Windows 10 Ent OS files. Every after BIOS run, I got BSOD errors "MEMORY MANAGEMENT" + "Page Fault it non paged area" + "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL" 

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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Hi all

Ill cut to the chase.

What I am asking is someway of turning the Entire Windows Desktop/Screen "Black and White" not simply High Contrast.

I am one of those unfortunate ones, like many, that suffer from quite severe migraines from time to time. Couple this with frequent headaches, sometimes daily. This obviously isnt helped by the fact that my hobby and career are both in IT. I have tried every possible solution to alleviate the headaches. Lay off certain foods, make sure to have a balanced diet. Turn off any strong lighting around my computer screen, remove any strong colours from the desktop etc......

Windows XP / Vista have tried to address this issue with the accessibility wizard, where you can select the High Contrast Options to take any strong colours off the screen. Unfortunately this still doesnt get rid of everything.

When you make any major changes or "logoff" in XP/Vista, the screen fades to "black and white" for a short period. If you know what I am on about, thats the effect I am after.

More than likely a black and white layer is laid over the desktop to create this effect, unfortunately you would not be able to access anything underneath.

I need a fully functional XP machine in complete black and white.

On old CRT monitors you were able to remove the colour, making the screen B&W, but with alot of LCD screens this function is not available.

If anyone has any ideas, you would be helping so many people.

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A:Turning the Windows Desktop completely "Black and White" not just "High Contrast"

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This began after dumbly going to some non-commercial website. NAV auto-protect did initially detect an infection, but indicated it could not quarantine or delete.

Now when launching IE6, it attempts to redirect to a fake virus software website. When I choose the "not recommended" link, IE crashes shortly afterward. Also, I get a fake "Security Center Alert" popup every few minutes. I stupidly clicked on the link to update the security center.

With System Restore deactivated, I have run (all updated, full scans in safe mode) NAV, Ad-aware, Spybot, SpySweeper, Avira and CCleaner. (Then I found this website and learned I should have waited to do this.) Spybot found a couple of registry entries, but that was the only detection made by any of the programs, other than NAV's initial auto-protect message. File gmer.txt is attached.


DDS (Version 1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Mike at 13:22:43.09 on Sat 12/06/2008
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1399 [GMT -6:00]

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\WRConsumerService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
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A:IE crash after "Insecure Internet activity", "Security Center Alert" popup

Before any work can be done on this machine, there is something that requires your immediate intervention.

This machine is messed up pretty badly because you have several anti-virus programs on your machine. That's not a good idea!!

Alike firewalls, anti-virus programs have conflicts co-existing with each other & produces undesirable results. Please uninstall ALL leaving only one of them.

ALL the antivirus programs must be removed via add/remove program.
For any program that doesn't have an add/remove entry, you will have to do this:re-install the program -> reboot -> uninstallPost a fresh logs when you have completed the above task.

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Hello all,
I'm suffering froma troubling problem with a Windows 7 system.
This system has a boot HDD (C and data storage RAID5 array (D. The system locked up hard requiring a power down to get Windows operational gain.

The sytem is fine now, except the ~3 TB RAID5 array is not seen by W7. The W7 disk managment snap-in reports that the 2793.97 GB "drive" exists, but the status is "Unknown" and "not initialized". Needless to say, the drve was online and contained LOTS of data before the crash. Due to it's size, the drive was GPT.

I ran a synchronize on the RAID 5 array and that finished w/o error, so I assume the actuall array is fine.

Any recommendations for what utllity/diagnostic/etc. to try next?

Further info: The RAID 5 is a creation of the AMD SB750 "southbridge", which uses tech licensed by Promise Technology.

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Looks like some heating related issue, as the laptop airflow is not among the best... Would be great if I knew for sure.


A:BSOD on high CPU load "IRQL not less or equal"

Welcome aboard.

Free up the startup.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the “Startup” tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept the restart.
Clean Up Factory Bloatware

Uninstall Daemon Tools.

As you suspecting heating, use speccy to measuer to temperatures, upload a screenshot of the program with the summery tab selected.

Let us know if it is still crashing or not.

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Hi everyone!

Yesterday my HP laptop (Windows 7) started getting BSOD with various types of errors (mostly "STOP: 0x00000F4", "STOP: 0x0000007A", "c00021a" and one "missing %hs, c0000135"). Most of the time it restarts without any issues and works fine right after the BSOD and then an hour or two later I get a BSOD again.

I have tried restoring to Last Known Good Configuration, startup repair, hard disk check, virus scans and I also uninstalled any recently added programs I could think of and cleared up more than 50% of my hard disk space. None of these seem to have helped and I still get BSOD regularly.

I have attached the folder from the SF Diagnostic Tool and would appreciate any advice!
Thank you!

A:BSOD every few hours: mostly "STOP: 0x00000F4", "c00021a" & "c0000135"

Welcome to the forum.

Please go to Start and type in "msinfo32.exe" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Save the report as an .nfo file, then zip up the .nfo file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Also, save a copy as a .txt file and include it also (it's much more difficult to read, but we have greater success in getting the info from it).
Upload a screenshot using: CrystalDiskInfo For how to upload a screenshot or file, read here
Test your Hard Drive(s) by running: Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure
Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Pay close attention to Part 3 of the tutorial "If you have errors"
Test the RAM with Memtest86+ for at least 7-10 passes. It may take up to 22 passes to find problems. Make sure to run it once after the system has been on for a few hours and is warm, and then also run it again when the system has been off for a few hours and is cold.

Monitor hardware temperature with system monitoring software like Speccy or HWMonitor. Upload a screen shot of the Summary tab as well:Piriform - Speccy
CPUID - HWMonitor
For how to upload a screenshot or file, read here

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Hello guys, the last week I've been strugling with these nasty BSODs. At first I thought it was my HDDs as ntoskrn.exe somewhat hinted towards that from googling it. My HDDs have been causing a lot of trouble earlier as well due to their somewhat long years of service. However, I've recently reformated my computer and installed W7 on a brand new Corsair Force GT 120GB SSD hoping the BSODs would go away, they didn't.

I googled BSOD and I stumbled upon this forum and I thought I'd give it a try. I'm somewhat desperate, as I need my computer working for both work, school and amusement.

I've been trying to run Memtest in order to test my memory but without any results. I'm also currently running on only on 4GB chip instead of two, to see if the problem still exists. Also, without any results.

This is the second time I'm writing this thread btw, I was just about to post it and my PC crashed.

Here is my two logs + dxdiag (last crash didn't generate a log oddly enough).

Here is additional hardware/gear that I use:

Razer Megalodon 7.1 Headset
Razer Naga
Logitech G19
Logitech C920 (Webcam)
Corsair 750W PSU

My temperatures are also good. Both CPU and MB idles at around ~25. GPU's all good too. I'm also using a Corsair 650D chassi with dustfilters at both air-income so dust is minimal. On top off this, I use airpressure to clean away dust somewhat regularly and I also did exactly this 2 days ago when I reinstalled the pc.
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A:BSOD - "Memory management", "Bad pool header", "ntoskrnl.exe"

Are you over-clocking? Is the bios set to its defaults? Is the SSD set on a SATA 3 port in AHCI mode?

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I'm running window7. I installed my SSD 2weeks ago no problems until today.

BSOD "page fault on non page area"

It crashes after about one minute into startup

Really confused...

Obviously kind of a noob, but could really use some help.

A:BSOD crash 1min after boot "page fault in non paged area"


Bugcheck 0x50 points to a memory problem.

Run MemTest86+ for a minimum of 7 passes (usually this takes several hours, so run it overnight) to check for errors.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Also, please follow the steps here:


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Hi guys,

So I'm trying to fix a client's computer, and here's the info:
Dell Inspiron 1720
Vista SP2
Toshiba internal hard drive
4GB RAM (2 slots)

The BSODs have been happening since 2009! My client gets really frustrated and puts it away for awhile, then brings it back out, then gets frustrated and puts it back. To be honest, I'm getting frustrated too!

The BSODs occur randomly, without a discernible pattern; no single program causes a crash, and it sometimes crashes on startup, or after 30 minutes of use or more.

I have pulled the full crash dumps and run them through WinDbg, and they identify many different things; again, no discernible pattern. Although I'm not exactly sure how to read the reports; I know there's a way to "massage" the info using the command line prompt, but besides the analyze -v I'm a novice. It appears that the errors are pointing to the symptoms of the crash (0x000000c1, windows components, memory, etc.), but not the root cause. The dump logs identify a different culprit every time.

I have changed out the RAM for good RAM, and run memtest with at least 8 passes; they come up clean. I have run a disk error check, and it FAILS at 86% complete (stage 5 of 5). However, the Toshiba hard drives don't come with a disk diagnostic, so I can't get more detailed info than that. I don't anticipate a corrupt sector in the MBR, as it can start up just fine sometimes.

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A:BSOD full crash log "memory_corruption," getting desperate!

Hi guys,

So after some intense testing, I discovered the issue. Apparently, in a Dell Inspiron 1720 the BIOS has a microSD card reader feature, and by default it is Enabled. However, the Dell Inspiron 1720 doesn't have a card reader slot.

Disabling this in the BIOS has resolved over 3 years of BSODs. Amen.

Hope this helps somebody else out there.


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Hey there,

I have a 2012 R2 Server thats crashing like a mad man! I know.. not a Windows 7 machine, but you guys are the best at reading these logs.

Started at 7:10am this morning. Not sure what the server was doing at the time. Generally its only recurring task is Veeam.

Every time it reboots, gets to login screen for about 15 seconds then blue screens to a "BAD_POOL_CALLER" error.

Logs show anything?


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Hello everybody , I really hope someone can help me couse this new pc is helll expensive.

ok first a bit about my problem.

When I play games , my game will crash after a while from 5min to 2hours.
in Battlefied 3 I get BSOD screen but in league of legends and Starcraft 2 the game will close and say "a problem caused the program to close" etc.

I have format c: my computer two times now , on two different SDD`s both are doing it.
This night I ran a MEMTEST86 on all four block it found 1 error .
After that I took each block for a test 1 by 1 zero error`s

Im pretty sure im uptodate with every single driver in my computer since I have bin using maybe 40 hours allready to make the computer run as it should.

I have allso tryed to disable my onboard soundcard (realtek) and played Battlefied3 for 2 hours after a crash.

CPU: Intel core i7-2700 3.50 ghz
MB: P8z68-vPRO/GEN3
SSD: Samsung 830 series 256gb
RAM: 12 gb ddr3 crosair CL8 4x4gb
GFC: ASUS GTX590 (useing new nvidia driver)
OS: WIN 7x64 (full updated service pack 1 etc)

I get different set up dumps.
I uploaded the dmp files.
Cheers out there.
Martin Dietz.

A:BSOD or "a problem caused the program to close" in games win7x64

Hello there,

"It's not a true crash, in the sense that the bluescreen was initiated only because the combination of video driver and video hardware was being unresponsive, and not because of any synchronous processing exception".

Since Vista, the "Timeout Detection and Recovery" (TDR) components of the OS video subsystem have been capable of doing some truly impressive things to try to recover from issues which would have caused earlier OSs like XP to crash.

As a last resort, the TDR subsystem sends the video driver a "please restart yourself now!" command and waits a few seconds.

If there's no response, the OS concludes that the video driver/hardware combo has truly collapsed in a heap, and it fires off that stop 0x116 BSOD.

If playing with video driver versions hasn't helped, make sure the box is not overheating.

Try removing a side panel and aiming a big mains fan straight at the motherboard and GPU.

Run it like that for a few hours or days - long enough to ascertain whether cooler temperatures make a difference.

If so, it might be as simple as dust buildup and subsequently inadequate cooling.

I would download cpu-z and gpu-z (both free) and keep an eye on the video temps

STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting

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As in the title, the issue is blue screens occurring during games and watching YouTube videos.

The BSOD having the primary text of;

The two games it happens the most frequently on are (Listed by Frequency):
World of Warcraft

As well as happening while watching Youtube Videos. The issue will happen many times a day, with no real consistency.

When the computer BSOD's, the second before it does, the whole screen freezes and the audio begins to loop rapidly until the BSOD finishes and the computer finishes shutting down. Where, upon rebooting, it's taken to the standard 'Windows Did Not Shut Down Properly' screen.

The computer recently replaced the hard drive(s) entirely, put Windows on the new hard drive, and the only programs it runs these days are the two games listed above, Avast, Discord, Google Chrome, Skype, Dead by Daylight and the Nvdia Graphics Card Program.

Possibly Related Issues;
Recently the computer has been refusing to detect the MICROPHONE of the headset I've been using (Listed in Specs below, but put here as well). It connects the earphones, but not the microphone.

Turtle Beach Heroes of the Storm PC Gaming Headset

The following Solutions have been attempted;
Updated all of the Driver's using Driver Booster 3 Pro
Updated all of the Intel Driver's on their Website
Updated all of the Del Driver's and the BIOS Manually on their Website
Updated NVDIA Driver's Manually and used the program to... Read more

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I've come here as a last resort. I've been having issues with my computer which I've recently upgraded to Windows 8.1.

At random times usually during gameplay I will encounter a freeze or major slowdown that leads to the game crashing and seeing an error message that says "display driver NVIDIA windows kernel mode driver, version 344.11, has stopped responding and has successfully recovered".

Sometimes though I will get an entirely different problem, unsure if related. Computer will BSOD and WhoCrashed reports this as the issue:

What I have tried doing:

1. Reinstalled NVIDIA driver. Did not change anything.

2. Followed up on the crash dump by testing all my non-Microsoft drivers with Driver Verifier and after several BSODs this was the result:
3. Set NVIDIA power management to prefer maximum performance.

4. Changed computer power settings to max performance.

Now I am stuck on what to do. I don't know what to do with the results from Driver Verifier. I'm still getting the driver recovered issue in games.

I've attached my dump files, in some of them you will see an issue caused by DroidCam. I have solved that problem already.

Thank you in advance,
- Cycle

A:BSOD during games, "display driver has stopped responding"

Hi Cycled & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I would try my best to help you sort out the issue. I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-

**************************Sat Oct 11 00:35:30.706 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\SysnativeBSODApps\101014-8328-01.dmp]

Windows 8 Kernel Version 9600 MP (4 procs) Free x64

Built by: 9600.17238.amd64fre.winblue_gdr.140723-2018

System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:54.397

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for droidcam.sys

*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for droidcam.sys

Probably caused by : droidcam.sys ( droidcam+1179 )

BugCheck D5, {ffffcf80e106ef98, 0, fffff8012363d179, 0}

Arg1: ffffcf80e106ef98, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000000, value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
Arg3: fffff8012363d179, if non-zero, the address which referenced memory.
Arg4: 0000000000000000, (reserved)



FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0xD5_VRF_droidcam+1179

**************************Sat Oct 11 00:34:16.265 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\SysnativeBSODApps\101014-8859-01.dmp]

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So... I'm having issues with all kind of BSOD's and Appcrashes.
The only thing that i can normaly launch is Half-Life 1 and Counter-Strike 1.6, in all other games sometimes i am getting instant appcrash, sometimes bsod after playing a while.

I tried to run "clean" boot , installing newest/oldest drivers, memtest,victoria(no errors) etc.

I just don't know what to do -.-

A:BSOD Playing Dota2,Borderlands and other "source" games (0x1a,0x24...)


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On reboot. RPC will quickly crash and the system will force shutdown (in one minute).
Tried classic (XP) "ListenOnInternet"="N" registry key: no effect.
Tried enabling all interfaces explicitly (rpccfg): Works but useless.
Tried disabling NIC card: Works but useless (no connectivity).
Tried enabling all interfaces explicitly except externally connected NIC (rpccfg): Crash.
Added custom loopback interface (Fake NIC) to try and placate RPC: Crash.

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We used to have "stereo mix" option that enabled streaming audio recording without having to have the audio playing through the speakers. How do I do that now? What replaces that capability? Who makes my sound card? Why is that not readily available somewhere in Dell land? I can't believe forum searching found pretty much nothing on this.

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I've looked at the other threads concerning this driver and tried multiple troubleshooting methods. No help so far. This error occurs intermittently, usually about once an hour and mainly when I'm playing a game. I have had a follow-up BSOD shortly after logging in after the initial one, and once when watching a video. Here's a few steps I already took in trying to solve the issue:

memtest with 3 passes and no fails
updated the firmware on my SSDs
Reinstalled the current AMD driver 3 times
Used driver verifier
System restore
Startup repair

Driver verifier caused a blue screen when checking ntoskrnl.exe and I had to go into Safe Mode to deactivate it. The Startup Repair identifies a problem but says it cannot automatically fix it. Restoring to an earlier point doesn't help either (all the restore points were too recent). The rest haven't had any affect.

Like I said, I've checked every forum on a Google search and none of the troubleshooting tips have solved this. I've tried everything I can think of and I just can't figure this one out, so I'm asking the advice of people who probably know a lot more than me.

Thanks in advance for any advice.

A:BSOD caused by "ntoskrnl.exe", mainly when playing games

Memtest should be run for a minimum of seven passes. It's easier to let it run over night. Three passes will generally not reveal questionable memory areas.

In any case, check to see if there's an update for your "Extensible Wireless LAN device driver from Atheros Communications, Inc.". Specifically, athrx.sys. You will need to know the adapter model to get the correct drivers.

Also, when was the last time you did some "dusting"? There's a few thermal events logged along with your BSODs that indicate your system may be overheating. Check to be sure your CPU cooler and fans are clean. It only takes a small amount of dust build up to reduce fan output by more than half.

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So just recently, about 2 weeks ago within 30 minutes of playing games my computer would freeze for about 5 seconds with a weird sound, then suddenly crash, and go into the bsod with an uncorrectable hardware error. I have no idea what is going on, and my research hasn't help me find answers.

? OS - Windows 7
? x64
? Vista 64
? Is the OS an OEM version : purchased
? Age of system (not sure refurbished, but bought it 10 months ago)
? Age of OS installation - reinstalled it today

? CPU: Asus G71GX
? Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M

A:Asus G71GX encountering BSOD when playing video games- "uncorrectable hardware error"

I am currently individually testing all the ram sticks because a user on a different thread attributed a faulty stick to his bsod problems.

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Hello everyone. I recently built a computer two weeks back and have tried some games including FarCry3, Fifa14, and Metro Last light. From day one, while playing games the pc occasionally either gives a BSOD or just reboots.

The BSOD is always 'CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT' A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor.

Kindly help what might be the issue.

My PC Specs.

CPU- FX6300
MOBO-Gigabyte GA-970a-DS3P
GPU- Sapphire R9 270x Dual-x
PSU- Corsair CX600
RAM- 4x2 Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB, total 8GB
CPU Cooler-Hyper 212 Evo.
HDD- 1tb Seagate Barracuda.

I have attached the latest minidumps.

Thanks in advance.


A:BSOD while playing games "CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT"

Can you remove your CPUZ program, it appears to be causing some issues.

I also noticed the passmark driver appears to be unloading a lot of times.
Please remove it.

fffff880`07afd000 fffff880`07b6e000 spsys.sys
fffff880`07af3000 fffff880`07afd000 DirectIo64.s
fffff880`07ae9000 fffff880`07af3000 DirectIo64.s
fffff880`07adf000 fffff880`07ae9000 DirectIo64.s
fffff880`01907000 fffff880`01915000 crashdmp.sys
fffff880`01915000 fffff880`01921000 dump_ataport
fffff880`01921000 fffff880`0192a000 dump_atapi.s
fffff880`0192a000 fffff880`0193d000 dump_dumpfve
More information is required.
Click here...

Run the program as Administrator then upload the zip file that will be created on your desktop.
To properly analyse 0x101 bugchecks we need to change the dump file configuration.

Please follow these instructions Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

Choose Kernel Memory Dump.

Afterwards when you next blue screen you will have to grab the dump file from C:/Windows/memory.dmp and upload it to a website (OneDrive is preferred) then post the link here.

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Hello. I was having a problem with my nvidia gtx 970 where it would BSOD when playing high end games like Total War: Attila. So I returned it to New egg for a new one. I received my new GTX 970 today and it still bsod when playing the game. Please help!

After I BSOD and restart my PC. On startup it says these two problems

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A:BSOD crash when playing high end games like Total war : Attila

Bump. anyone?

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I read somewhere if a dump file isn't created it's not a BSOD.

I get this error surfing web or installing things. It is a newly built computer.

I re-seated RAM and Video Card to test.

A:BSOD or "Crash" while doing anything, 0x8000400000000002

Troubleshooting a counterfeit installation is useless as it is not known what has been modified to your system.
A counterfeit installation contains heavily modified code which causes the system to behave in unexpected ways.
For this reason, analyzing counterfeit systems is unreliable and most analysts won't try it.
I recommend to install a genuine copy of Windows.
If, after you have installed a genuine copy of Windows, you still get BSOD's we'll be happy to assist you.

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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".

Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":

The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:

I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:

Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:

I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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Hi, I am having a problem with my newer computer, I just got this rig a few months ago and never had a problem until last Thursday. It Blue Screened on me while I was installing ARC GIS 10.1. From then on it randomly crashes. (I have previously installed ARC GIS 10 and never had a problem.)

I keep things updated (windows and drivers) and I do think windows forced through an update earlier that day. I un installed ARC GIS 10.1 and the windows update, didn't make any difference. I have also ran the Windows Mem test and Auslogic BoostSpeed/ Registry repair. I keep getting "Bad Pool Header" and "Page In Nonpage Area" and I can't seem to find something that triggers it. So far it hasn't crashed in Safe Mode without network access. I tried it once with access and it crashed. Currently have windows checking the drives for errors ( I have 4).

I think I attached the proper dump files. This is my work computer so this is kind of causing a big problem. Thanks in advanced for the help!!

A:BSOD "Bad Pool Header" and "Page In Nonpage Area" Runs in Safe Mode

Welcome aboard.

The crash dump you supplied, suggests the display driver failed there.

fffff880`0c995858 fffff880`10018000Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Go to Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers, follow option two to search for the appropriate driver for your system automatically, and install it.
Let us know how it worked.

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Hello, i've been having this problem for a week now, tried to fix it but no luck what so ever. So i got tired and i am looking for your assistance on this matter.
Every time I play Aion online, in about 10-30mins i get a blue screen saying "REFERENCE BY POINTER" or "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL", tried many methods that were stated on the forums of different sites but no luck... that is why i am attaching my BSOD information and hoping for you assistance. Thank you in advance.
PS: When I play Aion, and the PC restarts (caused by BSOD) most of the time the minidump isn't created and sometimes it doesn't go into the BSOD it just restarts, but i know the problem is the BSOD.

I have Windows 7 Ultimate x86(32bit)
It's the original installed OS on my system (OEM)
I've had this computer for ~4years, drivers always up to date and i reisntalled my Windows yesterday.
Attaching the Zip file with the information required which was on BSOD posting instructions post.


No DMPS included in upload try this method.

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP
We could also use some system information, which you can get easily by running msinfo32.
To do that go to start>run>type msinfo32>enter

When it is finished running go to file>save>name it and upload to us here.
You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Sma... Read more

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Everything was running fine until yesterday, when my PC crashed with the BSOD giving me the "IRQL not less or equal" error. I ignored it and carried on- which resulted in the computer crashing with "Memory management" blues whenever I started something that was not the browser (It later started crashing on browser start too).

I first thought it was the temperature - Memtest95 and GPUtemp said otherwise.

So I started testing the RAM (taking one DIMM out) with Memtest86- It passed 4 cycles, so I shut the PC down and put the other DIMM in.

When I turned the PC on again, there was no signal sent to my screen, and none to my keyboard (and the HDD light on the front of the case did not start blinking like usual). The fans were running, so I figured something might be wrong with the DIMMs I put in. I removed the graphics card and plugged the screen into the motherboard.

Now the screen gets a signal, background lighting starts up, and then it shuts down to hibernation again. This repeats itself until the machine is shut down manually.

I got no idea what to do.

System specs: http://pastebin.com/DQwejZLx
I can not post the Minidump folder, since the PC can't start and I did not back it up. Sorry.

Thank you for your help.

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I have been getting the BSOD since a few weeks and found out by trial and error that a USB-hub is causing the problem. Whenever I disconnect the hub before I shut off the computer I do not get the blue screen.
Yesterday I also got a BSOD that mentioned driver power state failure. After I had de-installed Ubuntu 10.04 (I wanted to see what people are talking about but did not really like it) that problem did not show up again, although I do not know if that is just coincidence.

I have enclosed the dump files as per your instructions and hope that somebody will be able to help me.
Thank you.

A:BSOD with "usbhub.sys" and "driver power state failure"


It does look as if your USB drivers are causing the issue.

Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Wed Apr 28 03:41:32.255 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:31:47.502
BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 9482319c, ad39bb40, ad39b720}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for libusb0.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
Probably caused by : libusb0.sys ( libusb0+428c )
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Mon May 10 03:46:15.009 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:15.272
BugCheck 124, {0, 8752f544, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : hardware
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Mon May 10 05:22:31.146 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:23.393
BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 9444b19c, adb53b40, adb53720}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for libusb0.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
Probably caused by : libusb0.sys ( libusb0+428c )
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New installation of windows 7 ultimate 32bit and on trying to copy a 38gb folder from c drive to d drive, pc gives bsod.
Lately playing world of tanks is resulting in system lock ups,please can anyone help


A:bsod copying files from "c" to "d" drive and system lock ups

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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For the past two days I've been getting BSOD while playing games. This only occurs while a game is open and sometimes the blue screen doesn't even come up, the pc simply restarts and comes up with the pop up like it does when you get a BSOD.

It first occured when I upgraded to windows 10 (from win7), naturally I downgraded to win7 however the usb drivers became corrupt and therefore I had to clean install win7. After doing so the same problem occured giving a BSOD with this in the dump file:
(1st crash ) Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
(2nd crash ) Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet

After seeing this I fresh installed windows again and the problem is still occuring, Ive tried installing older graphic drivers however that made no difference (im currently running the drivers that came on a cd with my pc).

Here are my specs: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
In the attachments is the file produced by SysnativeBSODCollectionApp.

Any suggestions as to the source of the problem or solution greatly appreciated.

A:BSOD causing by "dxgkrn.sys" and "ntoskrnl.exe""

[Update] Because the forum won't allow me to edit the post anymore.
Before the actual "crashing"/BSOD starting I was getting errors saying "The display driver has stopped working and recovered" and "Application X has been blocked from using graphic software". This was all happening while playing cs:go. After a while of restarting csgo and continuing to play for about 5 min before it crashed again it just started restarting or the monitor went blank and the pc stayed on forcing me to hold the power button to restart it.
The BSOD/black screens/restarts mostly happen while playing games however they sometimes occur while browsing or when the computer is simply on without anything (but the antivirus) running.

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I purchased my SONY VAIO laptop over a year ago and it was working fine till today.

Today as I was watching a youtube video when my laptop crashed suddenly. No messages printed, it just powered off. Then when I rebooted it, I saw a blue screen message with some crash dump information. It specified "DRIVER_IRQL_LESS_OR_EQUAL" and other information I picked up from it was "iaStor.sys" was the file causing issue.. it contained some memory/register location such as 0x000xxxxxxxx..

So the next time when it rebooted automatically after the crash I ran it in safe mode and I was able to get there. Then after reading some forums and microsoft support I figured out it is better to disable certain devices as they may be causing problems. So i have disabled my network adapter and sound devices. But still whenever I reboot and run in normal mode my system crashes.

I also have the minidump messages stored in a pen drive. At present I can get my laptop working in safe mode. however If I shutdown then it restarts in normal mode and crashes. After reading some forums it looks like a hardware issue to me. However I'm not sure as it happened all of a sudden. Also this forum seems to point people most of the times in the right direction. Hence I thought it would be of great help to me if someone could point me in the right direction.

I appreciate your response. Please help me if you know anything about this crash.


A:Crash with "DRIVER_IRQL_LESS_OR_EQUAL" & "iaStor.sys"

Welcome to SF, karthickannamal.

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Basic system description:
Desktop PC about 2 years old with:
Motherboard: Asus P5Q-E
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 @ 2.66GHz
RAM amount: 8GB
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 OEM 64 bit
Graphics Cards (I have two installed and software controllable CrossFire): AMD Radeon HD4850 driving 4 monitors. Driver version 8.961.0.0
Hard drive: 1 TB Western Digital WDC WD1001FALS-00J7B1

Crash situation and background:
The system tends to crash with no application running or all applications running. By "applications" I mean -other than standard chart and browsers:
1. Battlefield 3 Limited Edition.
2. Sierra Chart: Sierra Chart - Futures, Stocks, Forex Charting and Trading Software Platform
3. InteractiveBrokers.com
4. Picasa
5. Adoble Lightroom 4

Last week, I installed the latest drivers for most and including the video card drivers after a whole series of BSoD and also UNINSTALLED Battlefield 3 ... I thought I fixed the problem and this computer feels slightly faster, etc. Today, while I was away and while the computer is running item 2 and 3, the computer gave me a BSoD as per attached screen shot.


A:BSoD with "STOP:0x00000024" error and "Ntfs.sys"

Hello rting,
You have quite a few different types of crashes there.
Before we investigate the underlying causes it would be wise to do the following.

1. Asacpi.sys

The pre 2009 version of this driver is a known BSOD cause.

Please visit this link: Asus tek computer inc. -support- drivers and download p7p55d le

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P7P55D LE
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5K-VM

Scroll down to the utilities category, then scroll down to the "atk0110 driver for windowsxp/vista/windows 7 32&64-bit" (it's about the 12th item down).

Download and install it.

Go to c:\windows\system32\drivers to check and make sure that the asacpi.sys file is date stamped from 2009 or 2010 (not before).

2. McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD's.
I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST!


Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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The following was displayed in 'Automatic Repair' on startup:

"The operating system couldn't be loaded because a critical system driver is missing or contains errors"
"amdkmafd.sys" "0xc000007b"

I had installed the new windows 10 anniversary update (1607) and after finally sorting out everything to my liking I decided to boot up Radeon Settings to see if there was an update for the driver from AMD.

I was greeted with a message saying that the AMD driver was either missing or wasn't working properly and that I should go to AMD to download and install the correct driver.

Obviously confused as to why it would be missing or had errors I continued to download AMD's auto driver detect tool and ran it.

In the 'checkbox' stage of AMD's auto detect tool I saw that under all the items was a message saying that no version of that item was installed which I found rather weird that the drivers don't exist and the culprit initially points to the windows update I just completed.

I continued with the install and it was at that point when I experienced the BSOD.
The computer didn't restart after the BSOD so after some waiting I restarted it manually.

It then booted into Automatic Repair and the obvious route after the computer won't start due to the missing or corrupted system driver would be to use a recovery disk or USB.
Sadly I have neither.
(I have restore points but obviously can't get to them)

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Hi everyone,

I recently have noticed more and more BSODs. I had this problem about 6 months ago and was able to track it down to drivers that came from Daemon tools. I cleared all that out and it fixed the issue. I don't think these new BSODs are related but they might be.

This seems to be happening randomly. It happens roughly every 2 weeks and early in the morning (1am, 6am, 9am, etc.) but not at a consistent time. As far as I can tell, I am not doing anything or leaving open any specific program that triggers this. There doesn't seem to be a consistent pattern.

I ran the DM Log Collector and uploaded the zip file here. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

A:BSOD - Happens randomly. "Bad Pool Header", "DRIVER_VERIFIER"


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [C:\Downloads\MUSICMACHINE-Wed_10_22_2014_142816_61\102214-20108-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.18113.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.130318-1533
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`03013000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03256670
Debug session time: Wed Oct 22 00:31:30.751 2014 (UTC + 6:00)
System Uptime: 6 days 13:12:26.826
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

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Hi Everyone,

Hoping I can get some insight from you all on this issue.
[*Partlist*](Intel Core i7-6700K, EVGA GeForce GTX 770, Corsair Air 240 - System Build - PCPartPicker)

I have a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro on brand new hardware (literally assembled yesterday). I keep getting either a BSOD (Diablo III gives me a BSOD, so does staying remote desktop-ed into my local server) or Chrome browser crashes. Every single BSOD is the same error stated in the title: "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" / "ntoskrnl.exe". As I was typing this post I got one (BSOD) for "Memory Management" - guessing a memory leak or something?

I have already compiled/completed (both attached and linked):
* [PERFMON] (which seems to be abysmal considering my hardware) (https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...N%20Report.rar)
* [Sysnative](https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...lectionApp.zip)
* [MemTest] (0 errors both on stock and OC ram - Mobo wants to recognize my ddr43000 as 2133, so I tested both at 2133 and with XMP enabled at 3000 (with adjusted voltage, etc.). Still, after 7 hours, zero mem issues.) (https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/.../MemTest86.log)
* BlueScreenView [*Logs*](https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...19/report.html)

* Anything else you think you might need as I grab data?

Thoughts So Far:

* Right now I think I have eliminated the bad memory possibility with the memtest results, but not sure that's 100%? 7 hours running and zero erro... Read more

A:BSOD on New Skylake Win 10 Pro Build & "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" / "ntoskrnl.exe"

* [Driver Verifier Results](https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...20verifier.txt)

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Hey all, I've gotten a couple blue screens over the past couple of days. I just replaced my GTX 660 with a 960 over the past weekend and received a Bad pool header BSOD on the 9th, then today (the 11th) 2 Reference by pointer BSOD's. I've done some research and it seems to all point to driver errors. My brother just got the same GPU and is having a massive amount of blue screens with slightly different errors. Is this an issue with Nvidia?

Thanks for your help! All req'd info should be attached below

A:3 BSOD's after new GPU, "Reference by Pointer" and "BAD POOL HEADER"

Hello, papasmerf767. I will try to help you, but I need you to do something for me.

Please fill out your System Specs

Your System Specs will help us to help you, and doing it in this manner will make them available to all helpers in every post and keep us from hunting for them. We ask that you fill them out in as much detail as possible including Desktop or Laptop, Model number if it is an OEM computer and all components with the Manufacturer and Model number if possible.

If you will go to your last post and click the 'System Specs' in the bottom left of the post, you will find a link to update your system specs. Please fill those out in as much detail as possible, making sure to click save at the bottom of the page. If you would like to know what we would like, you can click 'My System Specs' at the bottom left of this post to see mine. If you do not know what your components are, this will help you accomplish this task. System Info - See Your System Specs. Please list the as detailed as possible with Manufacturer and Model number. Also, please include your PSU and CPU Cooler.

You had 2 dump files

Arg1: fffffa800c7da570, Object type of the object whose reference count is being lowered
Arg2: fffffa8013ccf3a0, Object whose reference count is being lowered
Arg3: 0000000000000001, Reserved
Arg4: 0000001000000000, Reserved
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Following the forum guidelines I am posting a compressed file from your SF Diagnostic tool. This was done shortly after a BSOD.
Thanks for your support in helping me understand what is the cause of those frequent BSOD.

A:BSOD with "Invalid Attachment Process" and "IRQ..." error

Hi Joce & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analyzed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-

**************************Sun Aug 31 11:24:21.375 2014 (UTC + 5:30)***************************** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for SynTP.sys

*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for SynTP.sys

Probably caused by : SynTP.sys ( SynTP+3b9fb )

BugCheck 5, {ffffe0017069a900, ffffe001734f3580, 0, 1}



PROCESS_NAME: explorer.exe


MaxSpeed: 2130

CurrentSpeed: 2128

BIOS Version 1.20

BIOS Release Date 12/17/09

Manufacturer TOSHIBA

Product Name Satellite L550

**************************Sun Aug 31 11:05:21.993 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for SynTP.sys

*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for SynTP.sys

Probably caused by : SynTP.sys ( SynTP+3b9fb )

BugCheck 5, {ffffe000c99146c0, ffffe000cdaf7900, 0, 1}



PROCESS_NAME: Integrator.exe

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My office just upgraded, and I can no longer use Windows XP. On this system, I was able to add a separate taskbar to facilitate quick access to commonly-browsed folder locations on our vast network, and another one expedited the launching of useful programs and lists. Each task on each taskbar was represented with a big custom icon to save eye strain. I had them installed in opposite vertical margins, and they were set on auto-hide to keep them out of the way when not being used. Just move your mouse pointer to the left or right margin, and BAM! Sorry for the cliche, but I really got used to the convenience of what I had set up, and I just don't think I can be as efficient without anything comparable.

Now there appears to be nothing comparable in the Windows 7 GUI, and it's making me sick with rage! I see only the option to put a "toolbar" on an existing "taskbar", and no option to create any additional taskbars! This cramps up your one-and-only taskbar, plus the tiny toolbar access buttons require way too much precision for anything that's supposed to be quick. When you've figured out how to bring up that ridiculous button, the list that it yields is small enough to cause painful eyestrain - nothing efficient, much less cool about this at all! I have seen customization options in other OS GUIs that may have resolved some of these issues, but I see none such in W7.

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A:Need to add "TASKBARS" (MSese for "Launchpads", "Docks" NOT "Toolbars"

Several possibilities here: Second taskbar in windows7? [Solved] - Windows 7 - Windows 7

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When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?

are trying to better understand customer views on social support experience, so your participation in this
interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time.
Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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I am trying to use the fsutil file setshortname to set "Program Files" to PROGRA~1,

but the system is giving me an "Error: Access is denied" response.
what I have typed:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>cd /d D:\
D:\>fsutil.exe 8dot3name set 0
The registry state is now: 0 (Enable 8dot3 name creation on all volumes).
D:\>fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1
Error:  Access is denied.
And I try it in Safe Mode.It is also "Access is denied.".
Can someone
help me?

A:"fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1"=>"Error:Access is denied."

Hi TimFF,
This might be related with the UAC settings, check this thread:
give full permission for the users in program
files folder
The steps in the above thread is not recommended.
For the short name usage, we may consider to create a directory-junction from
PROGRA~1 to C:\Program Files:
With the following commands:
mklink /J "C:\PROGRA~1" "C:\Program Files"
Best regards

Michael Shao
TechNet Community Support

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I am infected with this crap and have used the following tools to try to get rid of it:
Windows Defender, Unible PowerSuite (SpeedUpMyPC, Registry Booster & Spyware Protector) and Norton's One Button Checkup and WinDoctor.

Not sure if it's related, but my DISPLAY is locked at 640 X 480.

Atempted the 5 Step Process before posting and Panda ActiveScan froze and crashed after scanning 59253 files, but not before identifying 28 spyware files.

Here's my extra.txt log from Deckard's:

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.

-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (build 2600) SP 2.0
Architecture: X86; Language: English

CPU 0: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
Percentage of Memory in Use: 36%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 1277.95 MiB / 810.39 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 1516.89 MiB / 1165.44 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1930.88 MiB

A: is Removable (No Media)
C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 37.21 GiB total, 18.7 GiB free.

\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE0 - ST340014A - 37.25 GiB - 1 partition
\PARTITION0 - Unknown - 39.19 MiB
\PARTITION1 (bootable) - Installable File System - 37.21 GiB - C:

-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------

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A:Netsky Worm-Popups-The Three Icons - "Error Cleaner" "Privacy Protector" "Spyware..."


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I just got a new top-of-the-line HP laptop and I think I made a big boo-boo by saying "Sure" when the sales rep asked if I wanted to pay a bit more for the "enhanced" screen. (He may have said "higher res" but I didn't notice at the time.)

It has a 15.4" screen with native resolution of 1920x1200.

The text is so darn small it's really not practical for a business application.

I can, of course, set it to lower res, but then I get the fuzzy text you get with any LCD that's not at native res.

The screen is wider than on most laptops; like a wide-screen LCD "TV" screen.

It seems to me this is made for watching videos, etc, NOT for business use!

The tech support guy at HP agrees. He says this laptop, by default, comes with a 1280x1024 screen, which is what I'd expect at the 15" diagonal range.

I realize that in reality it's about personal preference. I find it to be not cool.

Am I missing something, or am I right about this? Should get the 1280x1024, right?



A:Is 1920x1200 too high for 15" LCD for "business" use?

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